Appendix: Checking whether your computer has a fixed or static IP

In the Control Panel... Double-click on the « Network Connection » icon, right-click on « Local Area Connection » then click on « properties ».

Network properties

Select « Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) » and click on « Properties » at the bottom right.

Network details

Make sure that the « Obtain an IP address automatically » and « Obtain DNS server address automatically » circles are checked.

Network IP